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I Touched the top of my processor and the bottom

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So I just got my 3820 and I accidentally touched the top I saw a tip to use a paper towl and some alcohol like 70 percent and rub the top I did this. I did this and saw there was lint I then removed all the lint. I then accidentally touched the bottom of the chip l. I then saw another tip that said to wipe t Down with the 70 percent alcohol and it should be fine. This time I used a micro fiber cloth. Is everything going to be alright.
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Yes, I got TIM all over the bottom of my 930, cleaned it with a shirt clothe, and ran it at 4.2ghz 1.32v up until I sold it.
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yes your fine.
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I've sat on a 775 proc, and I've dropped it. Works fine.
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As long as your hands were clean you had nothing to worry about.
Make sure there is no dust on the chip before putting it in the socket.

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Thanks do much I have built pc before but never came into this problem before thanks so much + rep
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What do you mean if my hands were clean
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There is oils in your hands that could cause long term degradation issues.

Some feel it is a moot point for those who upgrade every other year.
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I had just washed my hands so should I be good like 5 mins before hand
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It will be completely fine. You could put that thing in your mouth for a few minutes, let it dry and it will be fine.
    
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